suezq1949
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  • Swansea, MA
  • United States
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suezq1949 replied to Jen's discussion 'True2go meter'
"Hi Jen: I buy mine from Amazon.com, can't remember the exact price, but I think it was less than $50. I use it for a back-up, and it is amazingly close to my freestyle meter. Sue"
Jun 27
suezq1949 replied to Shoehorn's discussion 'Type 1 Diagnosed Age'
"I was diagnosed in 2009 at age 59. Just had my 5th year anniversary."
Jan 31
suezq1949 replied to mcfc1987's discussion 'What do normal blood sugar levels look like?'
"I've only been T1 for five years, but have finally started getting a handle on how certain foods affect me. My breakfast Mon - Fri is plain Greek yogurt w/allegedly 7 carbs; my weekend breakfast is usually an Eggbeater omelette, 5 carbs. I…"
Jan 8
suezq1949 replied to guitarnut's discussion '"Do You Have Diabetes?"'
"Jen: Do you monitor your own BP now? I just had the same issue; always reading high while at the doctors office. I was put on BP meds about 5 years ago. The last visit to my OBGYN my BP was higher than usual and they suggested I buy a good quality…"
Jun 12, 2013
suezq1949 replied to Jen's discussion 'What percent?'
"6%, 4 years, diagnosed at 59."
Jan 31, 2013
suezq1949 replied to Lil d's discussion 'Type one diagnosis after age 40?'
"My primary caught it at my annual physical as my fasting number was quite high. She had me test for a week and all readings were high. She put me on oral meds because of my age, assuming I was T2. But, she also immediately made an appointment for me…"
Dec 6, 2012
suezq1949 replied to Lil d's discussion 'Type one diagnosis after age 40?'
"I was diagnosed in January of 2009 at the age of 59. Sue"
Dec 6, 2012
suezq1949 liked Melissa Price's discussion Accutane and Type 1 Diabetes
Nov 14, 2012
suezq1949 replied to deadislets - keith's discussion 'Hiding your pump'
"Hi: I am on the OmniPod, so it is easy to hide it. I was diagnosed approximatly four years ago at the age of 59. No one at work other than the PA in Occ Health knows that I am T1. I have a couple of people at work who are very intersted in my…"
Sep 10, 2012
suezq1949 replied to Emily Coles's discussion 'Petitioning United States Penitentiary in Leavenworth, KS, to Provide People with Diabetes with Adequate Medical Care'
"But yet in Massachusetts, a judge just granted a convicted murderer a sex-change operation at the taxpayer's expense. Where is the logic? Sue"
Sep 5, 2012
suezq1949 replied to Sarah K's discussion 'insurance woes' in the group OmniPod Users
"I think this is just a hint of things to come. I had Blue Chip RI until January of this year, and the company switched to HMO Blue New England (Anthem). My $20 co-pay for a three month supply of Pods is now $345.00! Insulet bills my insurance…"
Sep 5, 2012
suezq1949 replied to Spock's discussion 'Anyone know about the True2Go glucose monitor? It is super small'
"After I saw your post, I ordered it on line for a back-up; received it yesterday. I've tested on my Omnipod which uses FreeStyle strips, and on the True2Go. As another poster mentioned, the True2Go was consistently 20 points higher. Now I am…"
Aug 30, 2012
suezq1949 replied to DiabeticRunner83's discussion 'Do you tell people you are Diabetic?'
"I keep it to myself. I am 3 1/2 years into T1(got it at age 59)and other than my medical professionals, I have told a total of 2 people, one sister, and a good friend who stays at my place from time to time. Occ Health at work knows about it, my…"
Aug 14, 2012
suezq1949 replied to NewT1Brotha's discussion 'No Words to Speak and Nothing to Say... I'm a T1 Diabetic.'
"Hi: Sorry you have to go through this, but welcome to the group; keep reading all you can on the boards, they contain a wealth of information. I have kept my disease pretty much to myself; other than medical professionals, I've told one sister…"
Jun 25, 2012
suezq1949 replied to earthling's discussion 'DMV disclosure, yes or no?'
"I always say "no" because it has never affected my ability to drive. I am well controlled and plan to stay that way. Plus, it is a very vague question. If you were 100 pounds overweight, you could possibly have a heart attack, sleep apnea,…"
Jun 14, 2012
suezq1949 replied to Abbie_K's discussion 'New Job and Diabetes talk'
"Same here. I told the PA in Occ health at the request of my Dr. but no one else on this site of 1,000 staff know about it. I've only told two non-medical people about it; one of my sisters, and a friend who sometimes stays with me for over a…"
Jun 13, 2012

Profile Information

How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
Education
Date diagnosed
January 20, 2009
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
5.6
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
OmniPod

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At 2:01pm on July 5, 2011, Linda G said…
At 12:12pm on July 3, 2011, catlover said…
Hi suezq- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here.
At 5:20am on July 1, 2011, Marie B said…
hi sue, welcome! Please join our Omnipod Group

http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/omnipodusers
At 4:40am on July 1, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. WELCOME!!!
At 4:01am on July 1, 2011, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.
 
 
 

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